New theory on the origin of lava

The lava flowing from volcanoes is not fed by the magmatic chambers, say British volcanologists, who question the classic theory of volcanic eruptions. The work of Professor Matthew Jackson, expert…

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Newly discovered gene mutation reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction

A genetic mutation recently discovered by Finnish scientists reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction in mice. Geneticist Heikki Tanila and colleagues from the University of Eastern Finland used…

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Why is the volcano in Guatemala so deadly compared to that of Hawaii?

Despite the continuing eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano for more than a month, the recent eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala has been much more deadly, with the number…

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Hawaiian volcano Kilauea is active

The national park surrounding the Hawaiian volcano Kilauea was closed late Thursday, fearing that the steam that accumulates inside does not end up blowing up the mountain. Such an explosion…

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5G Has Security Breaches That Track Phones

A few months before its formal deployment in Canada, 5G is increasingly scrutinized by the cybersecurity community, which has just discovered 11 new vulnerabilities. These would allow hackers to track…

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A new cancer immunotherapy strategy developed

A cell therapy that amplifies the immune response of T cells against cancerous tumors was developed by Canadian scientists associated with the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center (HMR) and the Universit√©…

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50 years ago The Internet Was Born

On October 29, 1969, a small research group at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) managed, for the first time, to send a message from one computer to…

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Doctors Have Placed Humans in Suspended Animation For The First Time, Report Claims

In a spectacular procedure, American surgeons placed a patient who could possibly only have a few minutes to live in a “temporary state of apparent death,” in order to give…

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A gel that repairs heart wounds

A first human protein gel to repair heart attack injuries has been developed by researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI). This gel is composed of recombinant collagen…

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scientists develop Corn of the future

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin are developing a variety of corn that can draw nitrogen from the air rather than from the soil. This new corn resulting from natural…

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